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plural of control
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a mechanism for adjusting the operation of a device, machine, or system the controls for the player are well marked

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verb

present tense third-person singular of control
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as in contains
to gain emotional or mental control of he controlled himself only with the greatest difficulty in the face of his opponent's insulting remarks

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“Controls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/controls. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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